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Plumb Club Brings In New Marketing Director
Industry veteran Michael O’Connor will join The Plumb Club as marketing director. He will be responsible for creating and developing new methods for shaping the future of the industry.O’Connor has worked in various positions in the...
Polished Markets Jan 30, 2020 Rapaport News
Jewelers of America
Jewelers of America Elects New Chair
Jewelers of America (JA) has elected Holly Wesche, athird-generation jeweler, to head its board of directors. Wesche, who is the owner of Wesche Jewelers in Florida, willsucceed outgoing chair John Henne, the organization said last week....
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2019 Rapaport News
Leo Schachter
Trade Mourns Death of Leo Schachter
Leo Schachter, whose famed international diamond company has borne his name for almost 70 years, died last Thursday at the age of 95.Schachter launched Beck and Schachter Company on New York’s47th Street in 1952, having...
Polished Markets May 12, 2019 Rapaport News
Ex-Leo Schachter Exec to Head Alrosa US
Alrosa has appointed Rebecca Foerster as president of its US operations, a role in which she will work on developing the miner’s polished sales in the country. Foerster, who was previously executive vice president of strategic planning and...
Mining Jan 20, 2019 Rapaport News
Leo Schachter
Rosy Blue to Buy Stake in Leo Schachter
Polished manufacturer Rosy Blue has agreed to acquire aminority share in Leo Schachter, as the diamond suppliers seek to make theiroperations more efficient. The deal will enable the firms to use each other’sinfrastructure around the...
Polished Markets Apr 17, 2018 Rapaport News
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MID Among Investors in New Payment App
Mobile payment app Mazalit has raised $1.9 million infunding from diamond companies, and aims to begin piloting thetechnology in the near future.Israel-based MID House of Diamonds, Benma Diamonds, Novel Collectionand HND Diamonds are...
Technology Mar 08, 2018 Joshua Freedman
Mazalit payment app
Start-Up Gets Funds for Payment App
An Israeli start-up is set to receive up to $1.2 million frominvestors to launch a mobile payment app that will help diamond traders closedeals on the spot, without needing to wait for funds to clear. Mazalit will enable users to finalizepayment...
Financial-Legal Nov 20, 2017 Rapaport News
DPA print ad
New DPA Ads Feature Intimate Moments
Images of couples sharing tender moments will grace theDiamond Producers Association (DPA)’s new range of still advertisements, as partof the organization’s campaign to associate diamonds with love.The DPA launched this new phase of its marketing...
Marketing Jun 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Botswana Diamond Technology Park
Botswana's Diamond Exports -19% in March
Botswana’s diamond exports fell 19 percent year on year to $411.3 million in March ‎‎2012, ‎according to figures released by the Bank of Botswana. During the first quarter ‎of the year, the ‎country’s diamond exports declined by 27 percent...
Rough Markets Apr 30, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Botswana's Diamond Exports +25% in Feb.
Botswana’s diamond exports rose 25 percent year on year to $306.5 million in February ‎‎2012, according to figures released by the Bank of Botswana. During the first two months ‎of the year, however, diamond exports fell 32 percent...
Rough Markets Apr 15, 2012 Avi Krawitz
Botswana Diamond Technology Park
Botswana's Diamond Exports +2% in December
Botswana’s diamond exports rose 2 percent year on year to $159.4 million in December, according to the Bank of Botswana. Despite the slight increase during the month, the data showed that exports for the fourth quarter...
Rough Markets Feb 05, 2012 Avi Krawitz
Israel Diamond Exchange
Leo Schachter Ranks as Israel's Top Exporter in 2011
Leo Schachter Diamonds Ltd. ranked as Israel’s top polished diamond exporter in 2011 unseating Lev Leviev’s L.L.D. Diamonds, which held the position for the previous 10 years. According to the annual list of Israel’s top...
Polished Markets Jan 15, 2012 Avi Krawitz
Botswana's Diamond Exports +82% in May
Botswana’s diamond exports jumped 82 percent year on year to $464.1 million in May 2011, the Bank of Botswana reported. The country's diamond exports during the first five months of the year rose 44 percent to $1.8 billion. The bank’s data is a representative sample of the country's full diamond trade...
Rough Markets Jul 11, 2011 Avi Krawitz
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